How to arrange a Christmas table setting

Your dinner menu will probably knock their socks off but what about your Christmas table setting? First, don’t fret over this. Setting a holiday table is not a Black Ops mission. You can do this. Keep it simple Most holiday gatherings are casual, according to Internet foodies. Although there’s nothing wrong with a fancy, sit-down dinner, it usually results in more work for the…

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Custom cups make magical holiday favors

I know what you’re going through. Every Christmas you rack your brain for unique holiday favors to give neighbors, coworkers, the mailman and your kids’ classmates. You long for homemade gift giving ideas that your loved ones will be thrilled to get. Well, I’ve got the solution: Personalized cups filled with homemade goodies! Everyone likes food and your custom imprint will make…

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Tips on how to promote your business

Are you stumped on how to promote your business or organization? Custom items such as table covers, neck wallets and banner stands can boost success at trade shows and more! Get noticed! Caren Fifer, marketing director for Homestead Home Health,  said her organization has used their colorful table covers and banners for all kinds of events. As a result, they’ve received a lot of attention….

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The last breast cancer story

I wish this was the last breast cancer article ever written. I wish scientists would find a cure that left the topic too boring to write about. I wish we’d never again read about the symptoms that make us fear our imperfect bodies. I make these wishes every October during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month when there’s no shortage of articles on the subject.  Don’t get me wrong….

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6 new promotional products to love

Adding a new custom product to our line-up is like welcoming a new baby into the family. It’s always an exciting time at Totally Promotional. Well,  in the last few weeks we’ve debuted six new promotional products! Our new “sextuplets” include sunglasses, folding chairs, flying discs, coolers, pencils and highlighters. Each can be creatively personalized with your name, logo or message, or kept blank…

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How many wedding guests to expect?

If only a crystal ball could tell you how many wedding guests will attend your big day. Right? Ordering food, wedding favors and event programs all hinge on a guest count. So how do you get that magic number? Asking your guests to RSVP can help, but some won’t return those postcards or give reliable replies. Wedding guest calculator Debi Buckley, a…

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Pack school lunches your kids will eat

Packing school lunches is a balancing act. If it looks too healthy, they won’t touch it. Too much junk food and they’re sleepy during class. Engage your kids “One key to packing a healthy school lunch is communication with the child,” said Len Saunders, an exercise physiologist and author of Keeping Kids Fit. “Get them involved. Let…

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Wander a park on Labor Day

Grab family and friends and picnic at a park this Labor Day! You’ll reel in the benefits of spending at least part of this year’s three-day holiday at a local, state or national park! A park visit is generally not expensive, nearby and a perfect way to enjoy the late-summer weather. Activities for everyone “Our parks offer a number of fun activities, from hiking,…

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Promotional Products: Still the No. 1 choice for successful advertising

Promotional products were around long before great-grandma hung a Texaco magnet on her avocado green refrigerator. Customized products make a statement Even though companies today rely heavily on email, Facebook and other social media sites, nothing gets a customer’s attention like a free gift. Smart businesses for decades have given away customized products with their name and logo to boost exposure. They know logo pens, flying discs and other items will keep their name…

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Personalize your back-to-school shopping

  Show your school pride and bring your community together with custom back to school supplies! Parents, PTO groups and others can build unity among students and staff with personalized backpacks, pens, lanyards and other products that feature your school. Shop wisely Quit wasting time and money shopping for supplies that are specific to boys or girls. All kids will enjoy cups and bags…

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